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Vice Chancellor's Suite (E4)

Building 5, University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, BL3 5DG

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Introduction

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • University of Bolton is located to the south east of Bolton town centre, between Derby Street (A579) and Deane Road (A676).
    • There is limited on site parking available throughout the campus for staff, students and visitors.
  • By Bus View
    • Local buses are available to Derby Street and Deane Road.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest railway station is Bolton. From the station follow the A579. The University is signed. After approximately 500m the University is on the right.

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • Site/Campus Car Parks View
    • There is a site/campus car park for staff and visitors within approximately 200m.
    • The name of the car park is Visitor's Car Park.
    • The car park is located at the front of Senate House, off Derby Street.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Friday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 183cm (6ft).
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 181cm (5ft 11in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located to the left and to the right, as you face the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.

Other Floors (Main Stairs)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are levels E1, E2, E3 and E4.
    • The stairs are located to the left as you enter via the main entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 8m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell on all floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located along the main corridor to the left as you enter via the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are levels D1, E1, E2, E3 and E4.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 23m (25yd 6in) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 107cm x 219cm (3ft 6in x 7ft 2in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the lift lobby on level D1.

Entrance (Vice Chancellor's Suite Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on level E4, to the right as you exit the lift.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The automatic door(s) is / are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 88cm (2ft 11in).

Reception (Vice Chancellor's Suite Reception)

  • Vice Chancellor's Suite Reception is located ahead on the left as you enter the Vice Chancellor's Suite entrance.
  • The desk is 3m (3yd 10in) from the Vice Chancellor's Suite entrance.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are medium.
  • The reception desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • There is a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • There are seats in the reception area.
    • The seats have armrests on both sides.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet is located on floor E2 of Senate House (E Block).

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There are female and male toilet facilities on floor E4.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A female standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located to the right as you enter the Vice Chancellor's Suite entrance.
    • There is a male standard toilet in the same location.
    • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 4m from the Vice Chancellor's Suite entrance.
    • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
    • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are good.